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“I’m confident in myself, and I feel that way, but at the same time, I don’t feel like I can just stand up myself and say, ‘I am this,’ or, ‘I am a great player,’ or, ‘I have been doing good.’ Hopefully, I don’t have to defend to anybody. I’m just going to continue to work, continue to push myself to be the greatest ever.” That’s what keeps me going, that’s what keeps me motivated, and playing for all the people that love me and care about me. The Lord put me in this position, and I’m just using my talents to give back to Him as well. So it’s really about all those who care about me and love me and give me confidence and give me that support.” That includes the support he receives on the home front. Ingram now is a married man and a father of two. “It’s humbled me and brought me down to earth because what’s really important to me is my wife and my children, my mother, my father, my sisters – all those people who love me and care about me and support me whether I play football again or not,” he said. “But especially marriage and children, it settles you down.” “It gives you a focus, gives you goals as to what want to accomplish, not only for you but your wife and your children. How you want their future to be, how you want their lives to be when they get older.” “You realize what’s important and you focus on what is important. I think it helps you thrive in your life. You have a family that is dependent on you. My kids are dependent on me, my wife. I don’t take that lightly. I run with that with me. Every single time I carry the ball, I carry them and everything I want to accomplish for them.” Too, he helps carry the hopes of his football team. And this one, Ingram believes, has the potential to be special. “I’ve been on a couple of outstanding teams,” he said. “I’ve been on a championship team at Alabama, my freshman year at Alabama went 12-0. That ’11 team here that ’13 team here, but there’s just something about this team.” “We all believe in each other, we all have faith in one another. When we’re in the huddle, there’s no fear in anyone’s eyes. Everybody is confident in each other. You know that man is going to do his job, you know he’s going to fight for you. That gives you confidence.”

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New Orleans Saints Gameday | Washington Redskins VS New Orleans Saints | Sunday, November 19, 2017  

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